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SITE 1994--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

1994

Editors

Jerry Willis; Bernard Robin; Dee Anna Willis

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Table of Contents

Number of papers: 200

  1. Differentiated Use of a Lesson Planning Simulation

    Rebecca Brent, East Carolina University

    Teacher educators new to the field of technology in education often view the use of any technology as an addon to an already well-developed syllabus. This paper argues that computer simulations are... More

    pp. 317-319

  2. Doing More with Less: A Cooperative Model that Works

    Sally Brewer, University of Central Florida

    Many schools, school districts, state departments of education, and colleges of education are all trying to do more “technology” (more teaching about technology and more teaching with technology)... More

    pp. 323-327

  3. Using a Schools Outreach Program to Develop Computer-Literate Teachers

    DJL Venter, University of Port Elizabeth

    In this paper, the term (cid:147)educational computing(cid:148) is used as an all-inclusive and neutral concept, embracing all the More

    pp. 328-330

  4. Integrating Technology And Academics: Uncovering Staff Development Needs

    James M. Fanning, Mid-continent Regional Educational Laboratory

    This paper will summarize issues that have implications for teacher education and staff development. The research and demonstration project was called Learning To Learn Through Technology (LTL... More

    pp. 331-334

  5. Technology’s Role in Restructuring: A Teacher Preparation Program

    Denise Staudt, Our Lady of the Lake University

    One of the critical issues facing teacher educators today is how to restructure teacher preparation programs to meet future technological needs of students in the nation’s public school system. One... More

    pp. 335-336

  6. Train the Trainer : A Model for Faculty Development

    Daniel W. Surry, California State University, Fresno

    This paper describes an innovative model for faculty development with instructional technology at the university level. The Train the Trainer model is currently being used by the School of... More

    pp. 337-340

  7. Computers And Crayons: Training Teachers In Developmentally Appropriate Computer Use

    Daniel D. Shade, University of Delaware

    As computer literacy becomes a more fundamental skill for achieving personal and business success, schools are making increased efforts to prepare students for entry into the twenty-first century... More

    pp. 341-345

  8. Omega Project - Mexico

    Isabel Ogalde, Anahuac University - Mexico

    The computer as an element that extends the intellectual human capacities has gone through fundamental changes since its appearance in the 40s. This change has also impacted the educational system ... More

    pp. 346-348

  9. Technology Planning: Recipe for Success

    John F. Perry, Mississippi State University

    Research conducted by the National Center for Technology Planning (NCTP) revealed that fewer than 30 percent of America’s schools possess a written technology plan that is integrated into the... More

    pp. 349-353

  10. A Realistic Approach to Technology Training for Practitioners: The West Georgia College Model

    Nancy G. Mims, West Georgia College

    Teacher education institutions are taking a more active leadership role in todays’ educational restructuring movement. Teaching collaboration, shared decision making, More

    pp. 354-357

  11. A Three Year Plan to Infuse Technology Throughout a Teacher Education Program: Year 3 Update

    Ann Thompson & Denise Schmidt, Iowa State University, United States

    Researchers and practitioners seem to agree on the need for quality, integrated technology experiences for preservice teacher education students (Bitter & Yohe, 1989; Bruder, 1991; Strudler, 1991; ... More

    pp. 358-360

  12. Using Myers-Briggs Type Indicator As A Tool For Developing Successful ITTE Programs

    Patricia David-Hansen, Idaho Public Schools

    Broadly defined, technology is "the invention of any tool that makes a task easier" (Yopp, 1993). In instructional settings this definition includes new and powerful technology in the form of... More

    pp. 361-364

  13. Leveraging Pedagogical and Technological Transformation Simultaneously: K-12 and Higher Education

    Jan McMahill, Drake University

    Given the pace of technological transformation and related pedagogical restructuring and the expanding gap between the leading edge of change and many university and K-12 faculty, research projects... More

    pp. 365-369

  14. Educational Computing: Avoiding the Everest Syndrome in the 21st Century

    Steve Harlow, University of Nevada, Reno

    In the past, we have written extensively about the importance of avoiding the Everest Syndrome in education. (Maddux, Johnson, & Willis, 1992). As you might guess, the Everest Syndrome refers to... More

    pp. 371-374

  15. Information Theory: A Quantitative Approach to Instruction

    Dan Kauffman, Florida Atlantic University

    In this paper, we present a brief introduction to information theory and its mathematical tools. Also presented is a mathematical procedure that provides the educational researcher and/or... More

    pp. 375-379

  16. The Discourse of Change: Technology and School Reform

    Robert Muffoletto, University of Northern Iowa

    Technology and school reform is foremost about education, the education of children who have real lives to live and the about teachers and administrators who live and work daily in a place called... More

    pp. 380-384

  17. Virtual Reality: Information Design in Cyberspace

    Dan Kauffman, Florida Atlantic University

    Virtual reality is an exciting new technology that uses the computer to create artificial environments. It is expected that in the future, these artificial environments will become so real that you... More

    pp. 385-388

  18. Hypertext as A Theoretical & Practical Tool: The TIP Project

    Greg Kearsley, George Washington University, United States

    pp. 389-392

  19. Toward a Theory of Educational Technology

    Dale C. P. Howard, Athabasca University - Athabasca, AB, Candaa

    I watched her from a distance. She sat there hunched, her hands wracked with palsy, slowly locating each key. Her head would raise, chin caulked excessively toward the ceiling, as she reviewed the ... More

    pp. 393-396

  20. Reflective Thinking About Technology for Students and Teachers

    Lorana A. Jinkerson, Northern Michigan University

    Much has been written and discussed on how to integrate technology into teacher education programs, and thereby into the K-12 classroom, but little has been written on whether or not such infusion ... More

    pp. 397-399